HIAWATHA – A “green” coalition that sparked EcoFest, a popular Earth Day celebration, is being revitalized to face watershed and water quality concerns, climate change, infill development and other environmental issues. Thirty representatives of environmental groups, students, businesses and county and city staff met last week at Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center in Hiawatha for the […]
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CEDAR RAPIDS – Earth Day remains relevant, even 43 years after its inception, say organizers of a Cedar Rapids event that pays tribute to that day. Eco-Fest 2013 will be celebrated in the New Bohemia area of southeast Cedar Rapids from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 20, with music, interactive learning stations and […]
The Sierra Club’s annual dinner is happening soon! The meal sounds fabulous and it’s for a good cause. Read on for more from Mike Wyrick: If you only come to ONE local Sierra Event this year, please come to our Annual Dinner. It’s fun and it’s our main fundraiser.